The Glendale Desert Dogs had an easy road to the Arizona Fall League championship game going into Tuesday's action. All they needed to do was win their final three games, starting with Tuesday's contest, and have first place Peoria lose all three of their remaining games. Kevin Kramer and Logan Hill were in the lineup on Tuesday as they took on Mesa. Glendale did their part with a 5-1 win, while Peoria did their part by losing 11-4 to Salt River.

Kevin Kramer singled and scored a run in the first inning. He struck out swinging to end the second inning, then struck out again in the fourth. Kramer led off the seventh with a single on a grounder into right field. He grounded out to second base in the ninth inning, leaving him 2-for-5 with a run scored. He has a .214 average through 15 game...

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